Road Cycling

First race of the season 2020

The past weekend marked my first race of the season, a 30 mile handicap race. I hadn’t even planned on racing much this year but my partner Carl was racing and I fancied having a go. Handicap racing is great because its really inclusive, the dynamics are different to your usual road racing. Its more … Continued

Winter Mojo : Tips for keeping things on the road!

  Its hard to keep things going through winter and get out there and I feel this! Some days, in fact many days I just want to stay under a blanket with my fleecy socks and PJs on. However if I don’t stay active then it affects my mood and I end up not feeling … Continued

Where to Ride: A week in the French Alps

To me there is no where more amazing to spend time than in the mountains. I made a little clip of my trip to share some of the time spent on two wheels in this amazing place. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a tough place to be cycling but equally very rewarding too. Hope you … Continued

Red Bull Time Laps 2019

Earlier this year I entered a team into the Red Bull Time Laps event. It’s a 24 hour race on paper, but actually 25 hours due to the added hour when the clocks go back. I’m not short of friends who are up for a challenge and so recruited in three of my other cycling … Continued

Red Bull Time Laps – What is it and our Top Tips

  What is it? Red Bull time laps is an endurance race taking on paper over 24 hours, the catch being that as the clocks change in the UK it is actually a 25 hour duration. The aim is to get as many laps in during this period. You can enter as a team but … Continued

Lanzarote – A Winter Cycling Getaway

Earlier this year in February I went on a long weekend getaway to Lanzarote. In the middle of British winter it was to be a chance to get some sunshine, get some miles in and spend a little time with my two friends Dee and Patrice. Lanzarote didn’t disappoint, the weather was lovely being around … Continued

My year on two wheels

  After a good season racing on the road and time trialling in 2017, I had my hopes on another good season for 2018. However having been struck down by early season flu my body had other ideas!  Looking back it took me much longer than I had given credit for in recovering. Not only … Continued

Love Velo CC : Women’s Racing in 2018

I’m a keen follower of cycling and racing, both locally, nationally and on a professional level to follow the best riders in the world. I wanted to speak about just some of the issues that are apparent in the world of women’s racing in 2018. It’s something that I have wanted to write about for … Continued

Prudential Ride London Cycling Festival 2018 (Windy and Wet!)

  Over the past weekend I have been in London for the Prudential Ride London weekend and what a great cycling festival it was! It’s an event that takes place in the city every year and offers something for everyone from the closed road freecycle suitable for all, Brompton racing, pro racing and the closed … Continued

Love Velo CC in London : Brompton Bicycles

  Following our lovely day in London over the past weekend for the Oakley Cycling Tour, we then wondered past the Brompton Bicycle shop and couldn’t resist a little look around. The shop assistant was great, telling us all about the bikes, super knowledgeable and lets face it us cyclists love a bike chat. He … Continued